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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- Finally, an optical frequency comb that visibly lives up to its name. Scientists at the University of Konstanz in Germany and the National Institute of Standards and...
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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- The scientists and engineers who introduced the world to tiny robots demonstrating soccer skills are creating the next level of friendly competition designed to advance...
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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has unveiled a method for calibrating entire waveforms—graphical shapes showing how electrical signals vary over time—rather than just parts...
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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in collaboration with private industry and other government agencies, have produced a new...
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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- Planned and potential expansions and new facilities across campus, the addition of 400–500 kilowatts in power from solar panels, and increasing the already heavy use of...
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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- On Sept. 10, the White House announced President Barack Obama’s intention to nominate physicist Patrick Gallagher to be the 14th director of the National Institute of...
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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- Diamonds, it has long been said, are a girl’s best friend. But a research team including a physicist from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has...
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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a new ruler and even for an organization that routinely deals in superlatives, it sets some...
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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- The panel of judges for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest recognition for organizational performance excellence, has selected 15...
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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Baldrige National Quality Program recently published “blinded” (anonymous) scoring data on 1,033...